Seniors

MISSION STATEMENT

To provide an avenue for senior aged members (13-21) to train, compete and socialise in a positive and supporting environment, free from judgement, bullying or negative pressure. The program strives to be both challenging and fun.

 

SENIORS: Our Senior's program runs on a Thursday night from 6-7.30pm.  We run a variety of activities from flags, sprints, boards, ski and fun team building games, sometimes gym sessions if the weather is poor. Seniors begin at aged 13 (as at 30/09/2018) to approximately 21 years of age. We provide a safe fun learning environment for all senior members.

 

AGE GROUPS:All seniors train together however their competitive age groups for competition is as per below:

13 years old on 30 Sep 18 - Under 14                  14 years old on 30 Sep 18 - Under 15
15 years old on 30 Sep 18 - Under 17                  16 years old on 30 Sep 18 - Under 17
17 years old on 30 Sep 18 - Under 19                  18 years old on 30 Sep 18 - Under 19
19 years old on 30 Sep 18 - OPEN                        20 years old on 30 Sep 18 - OPEN

LIFE SAVING AWARDS

All Senior members are required to obtain a life saving award and begin beach patrols upon obtaining their relevant award successfully.

 

13 & 14 year old members must obtain Surf Rescue Certificate

15 years and above must obtain Bronze Medallion

 

New Course Dates

Surf Rescue Certificate Course 13+ years

Always bring Manual, bathers, goggles, wetsuit, hi-vis rashie

1, 8, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 November 6-9pm

2 December 2-5pm

6, 7 December 6-9pm

8 December 9am – Assessment Day

 

Bronze Medallion Course 15+ years

Always bring Manual, bathers, goggles, wetsuit, hi-vis rashie

10, 17, 25 November & 1 December - 8.30am to 4pm

2 December 2-5pm

8 December 9am – Assessment Day

 

Surf Rescue Certificate & Bronze Medallion Skills Maintenance (requalify)

Sunday 11 November 10am – Bronze, SRC, ART, SM, IRB

Monday 3 December 6.30pm – Bronze and SRC

Sunday 16 December 10am – Bronze, SRC, IRB

Saturday 29 December 10am - Bronze, SRC, ART, SM, IRB

REGISTER: For all new courses and skillsmaintenance you must register online prior to the date. Please do so by registering here https://mt.lsv-from-anywhere.com.au/

MERCHANDISE: All seniors need a hi-vis rash singlet which can be purchased from merchandise. The merchandise shop will be open the first night of Seniors Thursday 11 October 6-7.30pm and various nights throughout the season upon request.

SURF SESSIONS: We will hold regular surf session at local surf beaches, please make sure you are set-up with Team App to receive notifications at short notice.

SENIOR CAMP – 19-21October. Forms have been sent out to all seniors, if you need forms, please email Grant Gibbs seniormanager@mmlsc.com.au The seniors will meet at MMLSC time TBA (approx 5pm) on Friday evening and will be transported via mini bus to Anglesea. This is a fun weekend for the seniors to gain some surf experience in a safe environment as well as participating in lots of fun team building games.

MEMBERSHIP: Seniormembership must be COMPLETED prior to participating in the Senior Program, so please ensure all areas have been completed.

SWIM ASSESSMENT: All seniors that do not already hold an award (SRC or Bronze) will be required to attend Peninsula Junior School pool on a Thursday night at 7pm. 13 & 14 year olds – 200m swim and 15+ years 400m swim. Please attend one of the following dates – Thursday 4th or 18th October at 7pm. If you cannot attend one of these sessions your swim will be conducted at the beach.

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE: MMLSC is committed to the Safeguarding of Children and Young People (SCYP) and acknowledges a safeguarding organisation doesn't just happen; it requires conscious action to protect children from harm. It is imperative that we provide a safe and supportive environment for children and young people, with the focus on fun, education and building confidence of our people through positive learning and development. Our club President Bec Gibbs is the Member Protection Officer and we also have two Wellbeing Officers Carolyn Golotta and Nick Wootton, contact details are below for these people. Please feel free to contact them at anytime if you need to talk to someone or need help with anything.

TRANSPORT: All seniors under the age of 18 years that will be travelling in a private vehicle or bus with the senior coaches or any adult member other than their parents must have a completed signed permission form. Travel authorities can be downloaded from the website under seniors. 

EQUIPMENT: All equipment is supplied by the club and extreme care must be taken in its use. There are 3 different types of boards used in Seniors as described below.

General boards:

10ft Soft Racing Mal - Under 14 and above
10ft Fibreglass Racing Mal - Under 14 and above

Competition boards (kept in the patrol area)

10ft Fibreglass/carbon racing mals – Under 14 and above – only to be used under the instruction of a Senior coach during sanctioned training or competition.

You are welcome to come down on the weekend and use club equipment – SUPs, soft boards and general use boards only, please remember to bring your hi-vis rash vest and let the Patrol Captain know first.

COMMUNICATION: All senior communication this season will be done via email and Team App. Please download Team App onto your phone and join Mount Martha LSC then ask to join the Seniors Access group – please ensure both parents and seniors join. We also use Facebook and Instagram for photos however Team App will be the main source of communication.

www.facebook.com/mmlsc 

www.instagram.com/mountmarthalifesavingclub

All communication regarding seniors training, competition, awards, camp, membership or any other query please contact the Senior Manager ­ Grant Gibbs, see contact details below.

 SENIOR SUB-COMMITTEE

Name

Position

Email

Phone

Grant Gibbs

Senior Manager

seniormanager@mmlsc.com.au

0408 204 051

Troy Cochrane

Head Coach

 

0400 751 798

Shane Dawson

Senior Coach

seniorcoach@mmlsc.com.au

0412 368 210

Jon Myers

Club Captain

clubcaptain@mmlsc.com.au

0419 592 405

Bec Gibbs

President & Member Protection Officer

 president@mmlsc.com.au

0432 204 147

Carolyn Golotta

Wellbeing Officer

wellbeing1@mmlsc.com.au

0449 260 668

Nick Wootton

Wellbeing Officer

wellbeing2@mmlsc.com.au

0431 170 880

 


SENIOR CALENDAR 2018 – 19

Date

Who

Activity

Location

NOTES

Tues 9th Oct 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thurs 11th Oct 6-7pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Thurs 11th Oct 7-8pm

Seniors & Parents

Pizza and information night

MMLSC

ALL PARENTS INVITED TO ATTEND.

Fri 19th - Sun 21st Oct

Seniors

Nipper & Senior Surf Camp

Wilkins Baptist Camp Anglesea

Thurs 4th & 18th October 7-8 pm

Seniors

Prelim Swims

Peninsula School Jnr Pool

Seniors without an SRC or Bronze

Tues 16th Oct 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thurs 18th Oct 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Tues 23rd Oct 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thurs 25th Oct 6-7.30pm

Seniors

Rock Climbing

MMLSC

More details to come

Tues 30th Oct 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thurs 1st Nov 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

Bring a friend night

Tues 6th Nov

NO TRAINING MELBOURNE CUP DAY

Thurs 8th Nov 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Sat 10th Nov 8am

Seniors

Endurance Champs

Mornington LSC

Entries close 4/11/18

Tues 13th Nov 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thurs 15th Nov 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Sat 17th Nov 8am

Seniors

State Team Trials

Fairhaven

Entries close 11/11/18

Tues 20th Nov 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thurs 22th Nov 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Sat 24th Nov time TBC

Seniors

Surf Session

TBA

TBC pending weather

Tues 27th Nov 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thurs 29th Nov 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Tues 4th Dec 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 


Thurs 6th Dec 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Tues 11th Dec 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thurs 13th Dec 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Sun 16th 8am

Seniors

State Carnival

Ocean Grove

Senior Coaches not Attending entries close 9/12/18

Tues 18th Dec 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thurs 20th Dec 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

Christmas BBQ after training.

Sat 6th Jan 8am

Seniors

State Carnival

Anglesea

Entries close 29/12/18

Tues 8th Jan 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thur 10th Jan 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Tues 15th Jan 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thur 17th Jan 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Tues 22nd Jan 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thur 24th Jan 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 


Sat 26th Jan

Seniors

MMAD SWIM

MMLSC

Australia Day

Tues 29th Jan 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thur 31st Jan 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Sat 2nd Feb 8am

Seniors

State Carnival

Mordialloc

Entries close 27/1/19

Tues 5th Feb 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thur 7th Feb 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Tues 12th Feb 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thur 14th Feb 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Sun 17th Feb 8am

Seniors

State Carnival

Pt Leo

Entries close 10/2/19

Tues 19th Feb 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thur 21st Feb 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Tues 26th Feb 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thur 28th Feb 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

Tues 5th Mar 6-7pm

Seniors

Board Training

MMLSC

 

Thur 7th Mar 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

9th – 10th March

Seniors

Vic Junior Champs

Warrnambool

 

Thur 14th Mar 6-7.30pm

Seniors

General Training

MMLSC

 

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